Table 1

Participant characteristics

Passionflower

Kava

St. John's wort

Lysine

Magnesium

All studies


Patients (n)

278

1054

762

137

388

2619


Gender


Male

46 (17%)

227 (22%)

246 (32%)

83 (61%)

130 (34%)

732 (28%)


Female

50 (18%)

759 (72%)

516 (68%)

54 (39%)

258 (66%)

1637 (63%)


Not Reported

182 (65%)

68 (6%)

-

-

-

250 (9%)


Age range (years)

19-47

18-75

18-65

20-59

18-82

18-82


Race/Ethnicity


Asian

-

2 (< 1%)

-

108 (79%)

-

110 (4%)


Caucasian

-

401 (38%)

83 (11%)

29 (21%)

-

513 (20%)


African American

-

14 (1%)

-

-

14 (1%)


Hispanic

-

7 (< 1%)

-

-

7 (< 1%)


Native American

-

7 (< 1%)

-

-

7 (< 1%)


Not Reported

278 (100%)

623 (59%)

679 (89%)

316 (100%)

1896 (72%)


Lakhan and Vieira Nutrition Journal 2010 9:42   doi:10.1186/1475-2891-9-42

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